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Digital Twins for Sustainable Manufacturing

The Digital Reality Initiative is presenting a  IEEE Future Tech Forum Roundtable on Sustainable Manufacturing moderated by Craig Bauhaus, Industry executive in Manufacturing at Microsoft. It will be held as a Virtual Event on Tuesday June 28th, at 12 noon New York time, 6pm Central European Time. You can register …

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A glimpse on 2025 – II

Continuing the analyses of the Huawei’s proposed 2025 technology trends: 3. Super Sight Augmented and Virtual Reality are quite widespread if we think, as an example, about the use of a smartphone as a lens providing a translation of a text by overlaying the translated text on the original one …

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DT evolution in Manufacturing – XIV

 The evolution of Digital Twin is happening onto 4 main directions: Extension through the product life cycle Extension in depth Extension over the value chain Extension into the business area Some industries have been using digital twins in the manufacturing phase, some in the design, others are using then to …

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DT evolution in Manufacturing – IV

The evolution of Digital Twins, as schematically represented in figure above, can be “read” from different perspectives, like the evolution of: the degree of representation of the physical entity the interaction level among the physical entity and the DT the relevance of the DT in the operation of the physical …

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DT evolution in Manufacturing – III

The continuous expansion of the data set accrued by the DT and the embedding of software capable of data analytics (more and more AI based) on those data is de-facto transforming the DT into a knowledge entity.  The knowledge is about the PhT -what it is, how it is performing, …

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A new way to manufacture custom lenses

As mentioned in yesterday’s post, computational photography is likely to be a leading technology in 2022 both in terms of tech progress and in terms of impact finding application in a variety of fields. Along with it we are going to see evolution in areas that are instrumental in the …

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Macro changes ahead – V

Executable Knowledge  Yesterday I had the pleasure of giving a keynote at the EIT Manufacturing 2021 Summit Event and I focussed on the trend towards executable knowledge in machines and its impact on the work and factory. Here’s the text of my talk. ======== Smarter Factories, Smarter People Over the …

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Macro changes ahead – III

3. Manufacturing Manufacturing has been evolving smoothly since the industrial revolution experiencing some leaps when first electrification was introduced, then computarization of tools and more recently computarization of the whole plant (RPA Robotic Process Automation, still under deployment). Additionally, we have seen leaps in processes first with the assembly line …

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Digital Twins in Industry

Just finished to attend a -very interesting- (virtual) event organised by Siemens Digital Industry Software on “Digital Twins for sustainable, resilient and reconfigurable factory”. Siemens was not the first to adopt Digital Twins (among the big guns the first was probably GE) but it is surely one of the most …

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